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Going

Going

WordNet



noun


(1)   Act of departing
(2)   Advancing toward a goal
"Persuading him was easy going"
"The proposal faces tough sledding"
(3)   Euphemistic expressions for death
"Thousands mourned his passing"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. The suitability of ground for advancing.
    The going was very difficult over the ice.
  2. Figuratively, conditions for advancing in any way.
    Not only weren't the streets paved with gold, but the going was difficult for an immigrant.

Adjective



  1. Likely to continue; viable.
    He didn't want to make an unsecured loan to the business because it didn't look like a going concern.